Posts in Education category

Enroll, retain, repeat: Student recruitment and retention strategies in higher education (Part 1)

Enroll, retain, repeat: Student recruitment and retention strategies in higher education (Part 1)

Competition for top students has always been fierce, but it is especially so in a world of risk aversion and discourse that frequently questions the value of an in-person university education. Recruiting students and minimizing attrition will only grow more difficult as the applicant pool shrinks, financial pressures mount on both the student and institutional end, and the legacy enrollment tradition weakens.

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Three Critical Higher Ed Data Points—And How They May Affect Your Institution

Three Critical Higher Ed Data Points—And How They May Affect Your Institution

By David Goode and Anthony Juliano

One us is the parent of a high school student, and the other is a college-student parent and adjunct faculty member. As a result, we’re experiencing firsthand the impact of the coronavirus on students and their schools—and the need for adaptation. Suffice it to say, both of us have had to be a little more lenient about how late our kids sleep in and how “early” they go to bed, and we’ve had to be more active in helping them progress with their studies than we were before COVID-19 was in our vocabulary.

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Data As a Difference-Maker in Higher Education Marketing

Data As a Difference-Maker in Higher Education Marketing

It’s an understatement to say that these are challenging times for American higher education institutions. Overall, enrollment has declined for eight years running−and even darker days are coming. Recent graduates and major media outlets are questioning the value of a college degree. And, perhaps most alarming of all, institutions across the nation are closing their doors at an unprecedented rate.

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Augmented Reality adds exciting edge to marketing

Augmented Reality adds exciting edge to marketing

Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the hottest new technologies in the marketing world. It is an enhanced version of reality created using technology to overlay digital information on an image of an object being viewed through a device, such as a smartphone camera.  AR is able to engage your target audience in an unforgettable experience, and it can capture, and more importantly keep, their attention in a unique way.
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Asher Teams with American College of Sports Medicine in Announcing 100 Most Fit Cities

Asher Teams with American College of Sports Medicine in Announcing 100 Most Fit Cities

Asher Agency is a leader in communicating cutting-edge healthcare and fitness news, and each May we are honored to work with the American Fitness Index team at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) to release the nation’s most fit cities.

Released May 15 this year, ACSM and its partner — the Anthem Foundation — opted to rank the 100 top cities based on 33 evidence-based indicators. In the initial decade of the American Fitness Index, only the top 50 Metropolitan Statistical areas (MSAs) were ranked.

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